Note: as we now have icons for each genre, we will begin publishing posts with the series title rather than the genre title. Thus, the next Activation will be entitled Wisdom #11.
Avoiding the wrong wisdom
In Proverbs, wisdom is described as a woman. Regardless of whether it comes from God or from another source, wisdom is given feminine traits. We see in Proverbs 5 that the writer is describing what it means to follow worldly wisdom. Today we'll see what happens when we pursue worldly wisdom and beliefs and how we can make sure we aren't consumed by it:
Make Your Passion A Journey
We come to the end of our study on Hungering and Thirsting after righteousness. We've seen what hungering and thirsting really means; how to use our past to drive us in our hunger and thirst for Christ; that being righteous doesn't mean being perfect, but it requires being committed; and how to pour out what God fills us with as we pursue righteousness. With our final devotion on this topic, we'll see how important it is to keep this cycle going. We do this by examining Psalm 63:
Pour, Position, Challenge and Support
Last week we talked about how the mentor/apprentice relationship requires the two parties to work together and allow each other to play to their strengths. This week, we look at how a mentor can help an apprentice to advance on their own while still providing support.
Using Wisdom To Realize Your Passion
While true wisdom comes from God, there is some things we can do to protect it and ensure we are keeping the channel open to receiving it:
Letting The River Run
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